West Virginia Code of State Rules
Title 15 - Pharmacy
15-07 - Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
§15-7-7 - Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Endorsement Scope of Practice.

§15-7-7. Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Endorsement Scope of Practice.

7.1. A registered pharmacy technician who has obtained a nuclear pharmacy technician endorsement, may under the direct supervision of the licensed nuclear pharmacist, perform the following:

7.1.a. Assist in the dispensing process;

7.1.b. Receive new written or electronic prescription drug orders;

7.1.c. Mix compound ingredients for liquid products, suspensions, ointments, mixes, or blend for tablet granulations and capsule powders;

7.1.d. Prepare radiopharmaceuticals;

7.1.e. Record keeping;

7.1.f. File and organize prescriptions;

7.1.g. Create reports;

7.1.h. Inventory tasks;

7.1.i. Handle raw materials and intermediate or finished products;

7.1.j. Perform general maintenance as required on pumps, homogenizers, filter presses, tablet compression machines, and other like machines;

7.1.k. Perform standard operating procedures to meet current good manufacturing practices (GMP);

7.1.l. Maintain records;

7.1.m. Monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures; and

7.1.n. Stock medications.

7.2. A registered pharmacy technician who has obtained a nuclear pharmacy technician endorsement may not perform the following:

7.2.a. Drug regimen review;

7.2.b. Clinical conflict resolution;

7.2.c. Contact a prescriber concerning prescription drug order clarification or therapy modification;

7.2.d. Receive new oral prescription drug orders.

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